My studio’s been burgled – Please look over this kit list

May 22, 2009 at 1:03 pm 5 comments

The night before last thieves broke into my studio, and virtually emptied it.

It was a tight, clean job; I didn’t hear a thing, and from the few things that they didn’t take, it’s obvious that they knew what they were looking for. Not only have I lost my entire studio, but I’ve lost the source and master files for every tune I’ve ever written; they were on my PC and backup drive, and they took both. So you can imagine, I’m pretty damn gutted right now.

So, I just wanted to publish this list of the main things that were taken, and to ask you to look over it, just in case you’re approached by someone with kit to sell.

Here’s the list of the stuff I can remember off the top of  my head; I haven’t been able to do a thorough stock-take, as I’m still waiting for SOC officers to come and do their forensics etc.

I’ve added a link next to every item that I could find a photo of, so that you know what to look out for.

 PC Pentium Core 2 Duo 4GB in a silver case with clear sides – CPU fan lights up blue..
KRK RP6 Monitor Speakers link
KRK 10S Sub Woofer link
Korg X3 Synth link
Roland JD-990 Rackmount Synthesiser link
Yamaha 01v Digital Mixing Desk link
JSH Digital Delay
1 x Compressor (sorry can’t for the life of me remember the make and model)
19” rack black quicklok stand
Sequential Circuits Pro One – link – With 2 buttons missing, and one of the wooden sides missing
2 x Acer 17” Display Monitors
Focusrite LiquidMix link
Focusrite Saffire Audio Interface link
Novation Nocturn Controller – link
Behringer BCD3000 MP3 DJ Hardware link
Brown WMC 2009 DJ Bag (there can’t be many of them in the country) – Just mention it as it’s quite unique – oh, yeah, it DID have all the business cards of all the contacts I made at the conference in it… :((
Black WMC 2008 DJ bag – link –  I mention it here for the same reason as above.
Steinberg Cubase Studio 4 software – link
FXpansion Guru Software – link
NI Electonic Instruments 2 XT Software – link
Buffalo External Hard Drive
Sherwood Amplifier
Kenwood Cassette Deck
Kenwood CD Player
Arcam Turntable
Sony DAT Machine

If you’re approached with anything that makes you think it might have come from my studio, please email me on paul@bluze.net

Thanks for all the support and kind messages and offers of help that everyone’s sent me, it means a lot.

Entry filed under: Computer stuff, Life diary, Music, Thoughts, Uncategorized.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Oscar TG  |  May 22, 2009 at 1:16 pm

    That f**king sucks. I’m guessing the worst part is losing all your tunes. I really feel for you

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  • 3. scrubberfox  |  May 22, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    shit bro!!! that fu***ng sucks!!!! they musta had a van or soemthign escape with all tHAT??? will keep my eye on ebay and shiz man!

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  • 5. Rachel  |  June 14, 2009 at 9:32 pm

    Aw that’s bollocks mate, I’d be destroyed. I’ll re-tweet for you, (Credit to slummymummy1.) Here’s hoping at the very least you manage to get some of your things back. Keep your chin up 😉

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